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John Killoran, Snowball

Recent Posts by John Killoran, Snowball:

Building a 21st-Century Fundraising Strategy: A Quick Guide

Life is not the same as it was 30 years ago. Texting is the communication norm, our friends can all be found on the Internet, and we can research any information in just seconds with a couple of keystrokes into a search bar. As the world is evolving, shouldn’t your fundraising strategy evolve as well?


5 Technology Tips for a Better Fundraising Strategy

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Technology is an important part of any nonprofit’s overall strategy for engaging and retaining donors, but have you ever considered enhancing your existing fundraising strategies with technology?

There are so many things that go into your fundraising strategy: donor preferences, communication and outreach tactics, campaign and event planning, and more. And it can be hard to make sure that all the information that you collect during your fundraising campaigns gets put to good use later!

We thought long and hard about our favorite fundraising technology best practices and strategies, and have collected the best ones for you here:


6 Year-Round Fundraising Ideas to Drive You to Success

Your nonprofit’s most recent fundraising campaign may have ended, but that doesn’t mean that your efforts to motivate your donors need to slow down! Your fundraising can be successful all year long if you provide your donors with reminders of the good work you do and easy ways to support its continuation.


5 Techniques to Get More from Your Pledge Fundraising

You already know that using a pledge campaign can be a fantastic and innovative way to engage your supporter base and build momentum in your community for supporting your mission.

But are you ready to take your pledge fundraising campaign from “good enough” to great? With our simple strategies, you can create a strong pledge campaign that exceeds your goals and helps your organization achieve its mission.


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